Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan
Designs Give First Glimpse Of New Bunbury School Building
Victor P Taffa
- Designs show plans for new $5 Million building at Bunbury Senior High School
- Building to provide classrooms, cafeteria and staff facilities
- Construction to start in early 2019
Designs for a new $5 Million building at Bunbury Senior High School were unveiled today by Premier Mark McGowan, giving the community a first glimpse of what their new building will look like.
“Today marks an exciting milestone in this important election commitment, as we get a first look at this outstanding new building for Bunbury Senior High School.” Premier Mark McGowan said.
“Through this multimillion dollar investment, students and staff will enjoy modern, purpose-built learning facilities, a new cafeteria and better access to the school’s sporting grounds.”
Making use of the school’s coastal location, Bunbury-based architect Kent Lyon designed the multi-level building which will be sited on a steep hill overlooking the ocean. The building will also provide improved access between the administration block above and gymnasium and playing fields below.
“It is fantastic to see a school with 100 years of history continuing to grow and evolve to meet the needs of our community, now and into the future.” Bunbury MLA Don Punch said.
“Seeing this election commitment come to fruition is really satisfying and I could not be more pleased for the Bunbury Senior High School community.”
New building, an important election commitment of the McGowan Government, will house staff amenities on the first floor, while the second floor will provide 2 multipurpose classrooms and an open activity space.
A student cafeteria will lead from the third floor and connect with the existing quadrangle of the administration block, providing seamless access between these key areas.
As part of the project, accessibility in and around the new building will be greatly improved. The building itself is set to have both stair and elevator access, and new pathways and steps will provide better connections from the school to the gymnasium and playing fields.
Construction is expected to start in early 2019, with completion scheduled for late 2019.